Cultivar: Moonstone

 
Moonstone
Acquired: 1943

1943-092:40 Rg Double, midseason. Perfectly formed blush pink. Especially attractive in transmitted light. 1943-B091:19 lactiflora. Double. Perfectly formed blush pink especially fine in... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lactiflora
Introduced: 1943
Breeder: Murawska
Country of Origin: USA
Form: Double
Color - Authentic: pink
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At Currently Presentsort descending Last Verified
13991 Nichols Arboretum yes
13992 Nichols Arboretum yes

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Number Found At
13992 Nichols Arboretum
13991 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1943-092:40 Rg Double, midseason. Perfectly formed blush pink. Especially attractive in transmitted light.

1943-B091:19 lactiflora. Double. Perfectly formed blush pink especially fine in transmitted light.

1962-W:083 Double. White outer petals, pale pink inner petals, green pistils with pale pink tops. Large flowers, durable and numerous. Neat, dense bush nearly 3' high. Blooms rather late with Florence Ellis and Florence Nicholls. A superior, all-purpose peony.

1963-B169:34 A very beautiful ethereal pure double white of extremely good form and substance. Strong stems hardly need support. Flowers 6½" dia. x 3" high. Height 35".

1976-K:068 (Murawska, 1943) - Double - Blush - Midseason. Perfectly formed blush pink. Especially attractive in transmitted light. Bulletin 92.

1976-K:141 (1943) Double, blush.

1996-K:096 (1943) - Double, blush.

Historical Color:

1943 - Perfectly formed blush pink

1943 - Perfectly formed blush pink

1962 - White outer petals, pale pink inner petals, green pistils with pale pink tops

1963 - A very beautiful ethereal pure double white of extremely good form and substance

1976 - Perfectly formed blush pink.

1976 - blush

1996 - blush

Scent - Historical:

Mild, pleasing fragrance

Historic information about this cultivar includes published information courtesy of the American Peony Society.

 

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In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
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